"The most capacious day in literature." -- Today is Bloomsday, the 100th Bloomsday, to be exact, and if you've no idea to whom or what I'm referring, then you're no English major: even Google's getting in on the action. A century ago, James Joyce took a stroll with his future wife, Nora, and later set his quotidian epic, "Ulysses," on this same day. Over in Dublin, it's a fine reason to "Rejoyce": stroll, drink, and talk...very Joycean, indeed.
UPDATE: Here's a little writeup, featuring facts like the 307,000 approximate word count, and the novel's famous last line.